Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Me-TV and Me-Too Chicago Fall 2010 Schedules; Remembering Character Actor Harold Gould

Me-TV and Me-Too Chicago has announced their fall schedules and will continue to roll in classic TV series. The fall schedules will start on Monday, Sept. 27 for both stations. New to Me-TV will be E! True Hollywood Story airing weekdays at 4am. Returning to the Me-TV schedule are The Bob Newhart Show, The Addams Family, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, and The Flying Nun, but with shows returning, some shows are leaving: The Bernie Mac Show, Gimme a Break!, The Odd Couple, The Beverly Hillbillies, Green Acres, Petticoat Junction, My Three Sons, The Munsters, The Honeymooners, 3rd Rock From the Sun, Burns and Allen, The Jack Benny Show, The Phil Silvers Show, McHale's Navy, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., Laverne & Shirley, Happy Days, Family Ties and Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition. Me-TV rolls shows in and out each season, so you can expect some of these back by winter or spring. Among the highlights for Me-TV's fall schedule are now Who's the Boss? and Diff'rent Strokes now airing weekdays (10am-11am and 2am CT respectively). Other series airing weekdays are Dennis the Menace, Father Knows Best, Silver Spoons, Maude, One Day at a Time, Gilligan's Island, Bewitched, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Sanford & Son, That's My Mama!, and Married...with Children. Weekends will have classics as well of course. Some of the series airing don't air on weekdays, and they include The Brady Bunch, The Monkees, Taxi, Flying Nun, Mork & Mindy, and My Favorite Martian.
View the FULL Me-TV Fall 2010 schedule starting Sept. 27.
Moving on to sister station, Me-Too, they will also start their fall 2010 schedule on Sept. 27. While Me-TV airs classic sitcoms, Me-Too showcases classic dramas. New this fall to Me-Too are Hardcastle & McCormick, Here Comes the Brides and Missing. Returning to the station are Police Woman, Magnum, P.I., Starsky & Hutch and S.W.A.T. And of course with the new additions, some series will leave such as Cagney & Lacey, The Streets of San Francisco, The A-Team, Kojak, The Rockford Files, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, In the Heat of the Night, Combat! and Batman. Just like Me-TV, Me-Too rolls shows in and out each season, so you can expect some of these back by winter or spring. Classic dramas airing weekdays include Hart to Hart, Hawaii Five-0, Charlie's Angels, and Perry Mason. Series airing on weekends include T.J. Hooker, Dragnet, Hardcastle & McCormick, and Starsky & Hutch.
View the FULL Me-Too Fall 2010 schedule starting Sept. 27. My oh my Chicago gets everything!

Harold Gould, a veteran character actor who played Martin, Valerie Harper's father on Rhoda and Miles, Betty White's boyfriend on The Golden Girls, has died. He died Saturday (September 11, 2010) of prostate cancer. Over five decades, he made scores of appearances on shows such as The Donna Reed, Dennis the Menace, Route 66, Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Twilight Zone, Man from U.N.C.L.E., Mister Ed, Perry Mason, Jack Benny, Hazel, That Girl, Get Smart, The Fugitive, The Flying Nun, I Dream of Jeannie, Here Come the Brides, Hogan's Heroes, Columbo, Mannix, The Partridge Family, New Dick Van Dyke Show, Lotsa Luck, Gunsmoke, Hawaii Five-0, SOAP, The Love Boat, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Rockford Files, Webster, Night Court, Empty Nest, Dallas, Dinosaurs, Lois & Clark, Felicity, The King of Queens, Touched by an Angel, Judging Amy, Cold Case, and most recently Nip/Tuck.
He played the father, Howard Cunningham, in a 1972 segment of Love, American Style, titled "Love and Happy Days," which led to the series Happy Days. But before the series went into production, Gould went abroad to do a play, and Tom Bosley was cast for the series role and the rest is history.
Mr. Gould will be deeply missed. He was truly a great character actor and his roles on Rhoda/Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls will never be forgotten. Mr. Gould was 86.

New on DVD/Blu-ray (September)

The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season Modern Family - The Complete Season 7

09/06 - Coach - Season One (Mill Creek) / Season Two / Seasons One and Two
09/06 - South Park - The Complete Ninteenth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - The Big Bang Theory - The Complete Ninth Season (Blu-ray)
09/13 - Newhart - The Complete Sixth Season
09/20 - 2 Broke Girls - The Complete Fifth Season
09/20 - Family Matters - The Complete Eighth Season
09/20 - Modern Family - The Complete Season 7
09/20 - Veep - Season 5
09/27 - The Wonder Years - Season Six
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, October 27

The Big Bang Theory - "The Fetal Kick Catalyst" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Penny is surprised to learn she has fans of her performance in “Serial Ape-ist” when she attends Van Nuys Comic Con with Leonard. Also, Amy hosts a Sheldon-style brunch at Penny’s apartment, and Wolowitz makes an impulsive purchase when he starts stressing out about the baby on the way.

The Great Indoors - "Pilot" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Joel McHale stars as Jack, a renowned adventure reporter for an outdoor magazine who must adapt to the times when he becomes the new desk-bound boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the publication.

Mom - "High-Tops and Brown Jacket" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie and Adam’s relationship is tested when he moves in with her and Christy for a few weeks. Also, Christy learns the hard way that it may be a mistake to try and meet men with Jill.

Life in Pieces - "Annulled Roommate Pill Shower" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Heather and Tim enlist Clementine’s unusual parents, Mary-Lynn (Megan Mullally) and Spencer (Nick Offerman), to help convince Clementine and Tyler to annul their unexpected marriage. Also, Tommy moves in with Colleen, to the chagrin of her roommate, Dougie (Fortune Feimster); John and Joan run into “complications” after John takes the wrong dose of his daily pill; and Jen and Greg keep a secret from the family.

Superstore - "Halloween Theft" (NBC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dina (Lauren Ash) throws a wrench in everyone's Halloween plans when something goes missing from the store and declares that no employee can leave until someone confesses to stealing. Amy (America Ferrera) is determined to find out who is responsible because she doesn't want to miss trick-or-treating with her daughter and Mateo (Nico Santos) prepares for his secret date with Jeff (recurring guest star Michael Bunin). Meanwhile, Jonah (Ben Feldman) and Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom) struggle to bond until they discover they have more in common than they thought. Garrett (Colton Dunn) has a difficult time defending himself during the store-wide investigation.

The Good Place - "Most Improved Player" (NBC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Michael (Ted Danson) has a private meeting with Eleanor (Kristen Bell). Meanwhile, Chidi (William Jackson Harper), who has been harboring a secret, contemplates what to do.

Better Things - "Scary Fun" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Sam makes a point.

Complete TV Listings

Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 24)

Thursday, October 27

  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Catch Martin on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds) - Mary-Louise visits The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • January Jones (The Last Man on Earth) - January appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Lauren Lapkus (Clipped/Are You There, Chelsea?) - Lauren is a guest on @midnight on Comedy Central at midnight.
  • Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) - Abbi visits Watch What Happens: Live at 11pm on Bravo.
  • Ron Howard (Happy Days/The Andy Griffith Show) - Ron appears on Chelsea on Netflix. He also talks about Inferno on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on the AOL Build Show at 2:30pm.
  • Nathan Lane (Modern Family/Charlie Lawrence/Encore! Encore!), John Goodman (Roseanne/Normal, Ohio) and John Slattery (Maggie) - They talk about Broadway's The Front Page on The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Joel McHale (The Great Indoors/Community) - Joel guest co-hosts LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana) - Miley is a guest on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Eva Longoria (Telenovela) - Eva appears on The Wendy Williams Show, so check your local listings.
  • Angelique Cabral (Life in Pieces/Enlisted) - Angelique talks about Life in Pieces on the AOL Build Show at 11am.